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Upcoming Events


September 2014


Workshop:  There’s a Black Hole in My Child’s Backpack!  How to Help Your Child be More Organized

Guest Speaker: Deanne Shields, Learning Disabilities Association or Utah.

Executive functioning skills allow a student to organize both their “outside world and inside world.” Students who struggle with this have difficulty organizing and processing information, keeping track of papers, making deadlines, analyzing tasks, and maintaining sustained focus. This workshop will offer parents practical ideas in how to help your child with ADD/ADHD or learning disabilities to manage and develop the executive functioning skills necessary to succeed in school.

Tuesday, September 16, 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

Canyons Technical Education Center (east building)

825 E. 9085 S. Sandy
Register online: or  by calling Lynda Hansen at 801-708-1841 or the Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051.


Workshop- Gifts and Challenges: Having a Child with Special Needs in Your Family

Having a child with special needs is a wonderful experience that many of us did not anticipate. We find ourselves experiencing a different life from what we expected. Participants in this workshop will explore some of the unique “gifts and challenges” that are ours. Participants will have an opportunity to share ideas for recognizing and appreciating gifts, managing challenges, understanding and coping with feelings, recognizing how parents’ emotions impact their interactions with professionals and more!

Tuesday, September 30, 6:00 PM- 7:30 PM

Kauri Sue Hamilton School

2827 W. 13400 S. Riverton
Register online: or  by calling Lynda Hansen at 801-708-1841 or the Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051.


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